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Ray Biondo Promoted to Executive Vice President and CIO for BEYOND LLC

Chicago Illinois, Orlando FL, Denver CO; January 4, 2021 – BEYOND LLC, a woman owned HITRUST CSF Assessor Organization that provides readiness, certification, and remediation services for healthcare organizations and their business associates, named Ray Biondo as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO).

In his role, Biondo will be responsible for building the Technology Consulting Services and Cybersecurity practices at BEYOND. His goal is to ensure the BEYOND Clients have a strong alignment to the latest threats and risks while protecting their valuable assets. In addition, Biondo will be cultivating an information security and technology Think Tank made up of top security professionals. “There is a need to help organizations address the challenges they face aligning business processes with information technology and security; to show how to take full advantage of new digital tools and resources through best practices.” ~Ray Biondo

Biondo joined BEYOND LLC in 2016 from Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) where he was Divisional Senior Vice President and CISO – HCSC is the largest customer-owned health insurance company in the United States and the 4 th largest health insurer in the US overall. Biondo is also a former member of the HITRUST Board of Directors.

BEYOND LLC leadership also announces the promotion of Sean Brennan to Senior Director HITRUST/Audit services. Mr. Brennan’s responsibilities include program development and management of HITRUST Services for BEYOND, as well as project execution and client service activities pertaining to the HITRUST CSF framework.

After graduating from DePauw University, Mr. Brennan’s professional career began within the Insurance and Healthcare sectors prior to joining BEYOND LLC. Brennan is a CCSFP and is currently working on obtaining the HCISSP certification. Mr. Brennan is a life-long resident of Chicago, Illinois.

BEYOND LLC leadership also welcomes back Craig George to the BEYOND team. Mr. George will report to Mr. Brennan and support the companies HITRUST validation efforts for their clients HITRUST certification.

About BEYOND LLC is a woman owned and operated consulting firm that is specific to performing HITRUST Assessment work by providing our clients with a personalized “one to one” approach to the highest level of service and quality.

BEYOND has offices in Chicago, New York City, Orlando, Phoenix and Denver.

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